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S.S. Steel Ranger


 
Gross Tonnage:5,687Net:3,450
Dimensions:424' 2" x 56' 2" x 26' 5"MC Type:
 
Builder:Federal Shipbuilding Co.
Kearny, NJ
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
42

1920
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:Federal Shipbuilding Co.
Kearny, NJ
Navigation:GyCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began Isthmian Service:1920Ended Isthmian Service:1954

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1920
220652
Steel RangerU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
MBPD
New YorkUS
1930
220652
Steel RangerSeptember: Isthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
MBPD
New YorkUS
1933
220652
Steel RangerIsthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
KDGL
New YorkUS
1954
220652
Ann MJ.C. Berkwit & Co.
New York
KDGL
New YorkUS

Events:
3/29/51: Heavy weather. Renew 200 scattered shell and internal rivets, test tanks, renew stern bushing, bore stern tube and draw propeller shaft at Baltimore.
2/26/53: As a result of heavy weather 12/51 - 1/52, weld and caulk scattered rivets and seams, together with sundry damages and removals; repairs and dry docking at Baltimore.
2/54: Sold by Isthmian Steamship Co. to J.C. Berkwit & Co.; renamed ANN M. Later sold to Japanese interests to be scrapped, arriving at Hikari, Japan 5/26/54.

Disposition DateComments
1954Sold to Japanese Shipbreakers, arriving at Hikari 5/26/54. Q4 - Reported broken up in Japan by Lloyd's Casualty Report.








Photo courtesy of David Boone - Marine Artist 2004 - All rights reserved.

Corpus Cristi, TX


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